Starting on October 18th, and every third Thursday of the month will see an epée coach return to the club.
On Epee night, Lajos Fazekas, Level 4 Epee coach (as well as Sabre and Pentathlon coach), will join us for warm up and epee lessons.
All other weapons will continue normally and can be fenced on Epee nights too but there will not be a foil coach available.
See you at practice!
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to talk about fencing all day long? with all your friends?
We think so too! We have a beginner course starting September 27th that would be perfect for any friends or family that wishes to get started!
The course will run for 8 weeks and cover
- Stance – en garde, advance, retire, thrust and lunge
- Direct attack
- How to defend
- Practice Poule Unique match
- Discovery night – Armory 101, Epee & Saber introduction
- “Novice Competition” – Beginners are team captains…
It’s a fun way to discover the sport in a welcome and friendly club so if you know anyone who hasn’t fenced before or who wants to brush up on their skills, visit our shop and let the fun begin!
Fencing Nerd Alert!
Thursday 20th of September we will not be fencing (the hall is closed), but we will be hosting an Armorer 101 evening!
It will be hosted at the Tennis Club, Waverley Road, St Albans, AL3 5PA, from 8pm to 10pm.
It is free for quarterly paying members of the club, 7£ for everyone else.
Come join us to learn everything you always wanted to know about your weapons!
Another year, another resounding success for the open air! Over 30 fencers, sunny and breezy late summer day, great food…
But don’t just take our words for it:
“On behalf of everyone who came and fenced thank you for organising a brilliant day.”
“Thank you for a well-run and rewarding event. Thanks to all the St Albans fencers who worked to make the day a success, and also for making me feel welcome.”
“Thank you for organising this event, great competition, nice people, Lovely day.”
Without further ado, here are the champions!
We hope you all had fun and enjoyed the day. If you have any feedback or pictures you’d like to share do not hesitate to contact us on our website or via Facebook.
To another great year of fencing! See you next year!